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MELANCHOLY AND MIRTH FROM SALUTE! BAROQUE. A BAROQUE GIVEAWAY

Salut! Baroque presents MELANCHOLY AND MIRTH.

Early baroque music, much of it composed for the church, was often melancholy in character and meditative by nature. The gradual increase of separation between sacred and secular music opened new opportunities for composers to write purely for entertainment – such as Thomas D’Urfey’s “pleasant and divertive” set of songs, “Wit and Mirth, or Pills to Purge Melancholy” (1698).                     Continue reading MELANCHOLY AND MIRTH FROM SALUTE! BAROQUE. A BAROQUE GIVEAWAY

CORELLI, VIVALDI, BACH, TELEMANN, HANDEL: SALUTE! BAROQUE – WE HAVE GIVE-AWAYS

Salut! Baroque presents: CORELLI AND FRIENDS.  Enjoy music by Corelli, Vivaldi, Locatelli, Bach, Telemann, Geminiani and Handel.

Scarce a contemporary musical writer, historian, or poet, neglected to celebrate [Corelli’s] genius and talents…” - Charles Burney on Corelli’s enduring fame and popularity (1789)

Across 18th C. Europe, composers keen to join in the Corelli craze wrote “in the style of Corelli”.

Salut! Baroque  presents: CORELLI AND FRIENDS on Wednesday 8 August 7.30pm, Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music

SALUT! BAROQUE PRESENTS CORELLI AND FRIENDS

Salut! Baroque presents: CORELLI AND FRIENDS.  Enjoy music by Corelli, Vivaldi, Locatelli, Bach, Telemann, Geminiani and Handel.

Scarce a contemporary musical writer, historian, or poet, neglected to celebrate [Corelli’s] genius and talents…” - Charles Burney on Corelli’s enduring fame and popularity (1789)

Across 18th C. Europe, composers keen to join in the Corelli craze wrote “in the style of Corelli”.

Musicians:
Amy Moore, Soprano
Sally Melhuish, Recorder
Hans-Dieter Michatz, Recorder
Matthew Greco, Baroque Violin
Julia Russoniello, Baroque Violin
Valmai Coggins, Baroque Viola
Tim Blomfield, Baroque Cello
Monika Kornel, Harpsichord

Salut! Baroque  presents: CORELLI AND FRIENDS on Wednesday 8 August 7.30pm, Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music